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Our Team Staff

Michael S. Triggs
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Naharia Holt-Elliott
Director of Military and Outpatient Services

LeMar Taliaferro
Director of Business Development

Mysti Nichols
Director of Admissions

Mary McCormick
Business Office Director

Dawn Saunders
Chief Nursing Officer

Amie Pathmann
Director of Clinical and Outpatient Services

Jeri Harlow, Associate Administrator
Janell Price Educational Director
Quian Price, Director of Risk Management
Wendy Berryman, Chief Financial Officer
Kim White, Director of Human Resources

Medical Director

Dr. Simon

Thresa Simon, M.D., MSHA — Medical Director
Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Simon is the Medical Director for the facility and oversees all the clinical services for the hospital. In addition, Dr. Simon is part of Virginia South Psychiatric and Family Services.

Dr. Simon received her medical degree from Stanley Medical College in Madras, India. She continued her training with an internship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., and her residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Va. She also received a Master of Science in Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Simon is Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as well as Adult Psychiatry.

She is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.


Prakash Karn, M.D.

Doctor of Medicine graduate from West Virginia University School of Medicine Completed residency in Psychiatry – West Virginia University Charleston Area Medical Center. Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry. Licensed in Virginia to practice Medicine. Specializes in Adult & Geriatric Psychiatry.

Muhammad Abbas, M.D.

Doctor of Medicine graduate from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan. Residency in Psychiatry – Howard University Hospital, Washington D.C. Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry & Licensed in Virginia to practice Medicine. Special interest in Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders, Trauma-related disorders, and substance use disorders.

Dr. Siddiqui

Salman Siddiqui, M.D.

Dr. Siddiqui serves as our Clinical Director of Boys Residential Treatment Program. He received his medical degree from Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Pakistan. He continued his education as a resident at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, N.Y., and a fellow at University of Maryland in Baltimore, Md. He is Board Certified in Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Siddiqui is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and American Medical Association.